fairfieldite

noun fair·field·ite \ ˈfa(a)ərˌfēlˌdīt , ˈferˌ- \

Definition of fairfieldite

plural -s
:a mineral Ca2Mn(PO4)2·2H2O consisting of a white or pale yellow hydrous calcium manganese phosphate and usually occurring foliated or fibrous (specific gravity 3.07–3.15)

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Origin and Etymology of fairfieldite

Fairfield county, Connecticut + English -ite


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